Houston Nutt is the head football coach for the Ole Miss Rebels. The Arkansas native graduated from Oklahoma State, where he played quarterback, after transferring from Arkansas.
After recording just six interceptions last season, the Rebels hijacked four passes from Southern Illinois quarterback Paul McIntosh on Saturday, and have five picks through two games. (September 12, 2011, Page 2B)
OXFORD TOWN – Oxford Town Sports Columnist Steven Godfrey is disgusted. Frankly, we’re all entitled to be a little disappointed but he actually called it last week. He’s got a list of folks who are in need of firing in a bad way after last week’s Rebel home opener bust against BYU. SPOILER ALERT — No one is bulletproof. He’s even got Jack Black included in his list. Check out Page 10 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town to see who else is outta here in Godfrey land. (September 8, 2011, Page 10)
Against the Cougars, Ole Miss’ depth at running back took a significant hit when All-Southeastern Conference senior Brandon Bolden and fellow veteran Enrique Davis went down with leg injuries.
During his weekly press conference Monday, Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt addressed both injuries. (September 6, 2011, Page 6)
As if losing its season opener to BYU wasn’t bad enough, Ole Miss might be without its top two running backs for an extended period of time.
During his weekly teleconference on Sunday, Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt updated the status of seniors Brandon Bolden and Enrique Davis, both of whom saw limited playing time after being injured against the Cougars. (September 5, 2011, Page 1B)
BLOG: It’s looking like the Rebels will likely be without senior running backs Brandon Bolden and Enrique Davis next weekend when they host Southern Illinois.
Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt said on his weekly Sunday teleconference that both running backs are scheduled to have MRIs tomorrow. (more…) (September 4, 2011)
The game is set for a 3:45 p.m. kickoff and will be televised on ESPN. (more…) (September 3, 2011)
This is a big four-day weekend, beginning with tonight’s Oxford-Lafayette football game and ending with Labor Day. Editor Don Whitten takes a closer look at Monday’s holiday and who it honors. (September 2, 2011, Page 4A)
It’s a good thing the Ole Miss Rebels have name plates back on their jerseys because fans will have a lot of new names to learn when their team kicks its season off on Saturday against the BYU Cougars.
When Ole Miss’ first official two-deep depth chart was released on Monday, 24 players listed were either freshmen (both true and redshirt) or transfers. (August 30, 2011, Page 8)
Flanked by reporters, the Ole Miss head coach skipped his customary opening statement and announced that Randall Mackey will be suspended for the Rebels’ season opener against BYU on Sept. 3 because of his recent arrest.
In Mackey’s place, Nutt said sophomore Barry Brunetti will start and junior Zack Stoudt will also see playing time.
Talking to reporters, it was obvious that Nutt was disappointed Mackey forced his hand in regard to the quarterback competition.